Policy Council The Policy Council is a unique aspect of Head Start program governance; it supports active parent engagement in the design of the Head Start program. Policy Council is a group of parents and […]
Poverty Guidelines and Determining Eligibility for Participation in Head Start Programs The HHS Poverty Guidelines are used to determine income eligibility for participation in Head Start and Early Head Start programs. Program staff may refer […]
Family and Community Partnership – Management Plan–The plan will outline the services proposed for developing Family and Community partnerships. The processes of Collaboration Partnerships–building with families to establish “Family Partnership Agreements” will include intake interview, […]
Welcome to DCEA, inc. Head Start / Early Head Start
The Douglas Cherokee Economic Authority Head Start / Early Head Start Program was organized by Rose Hill in 1965. Our program serves 964 participants in eight counties in East TN: Blount, Cocke, Grainger, Hamblen, Jefferson, Monroe, Sevier and Union. Director: Curt Amos
This was our third year in partnering with the Laura J. Kress Angel Tree Fund and we have seen the wonderful impact this…
Non Discrimination Statement: Douglas Cherokee Economic Authority, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, age, disability, or military service in its policies, or in the admission, participation, or employment in its programs, services, or activities.